Sunday, August 27, 2006

The 2006 Scouting Report, By The Fans, For The Fans


http://www.tangotiger.net/scouting/


There is the link to the Fans Scouting Report. It's done by Tangotiger, a renowned Sabermetrician and co-author of The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. He basically wants each person who watches a team play more than 10 games to rate the players they saw on how good of fielders they are. Pretty simple stuff, theres 7 categories (Reaction/Instincts, Acceleration, Speed, Hands, Release/Footwork, Throwing Strenth, and Throwing Accuracy). You rate them on a 5 point scale(5 = great, 1 = terrible). I really like the idea, so I encourage anyone reading this to spend 5 minutes and do it. And one very important thing to remember that is pointed out in the link:


Try to judge "average" not as an average player at that position, but an average player at any position. If you think that Chone Figgins has an average arm, then mark him as average, regardless if you've seen him play CF, 1B, 2B, or 3B.

DO NOT CONSIDER THE POSITION THE PLAYER PLAYS!
DO NOT CONSIDER THE POSITION THE PLAYER PLAYS!
DO NOT CONSIDER THE POSITION THE PLAYER PLAYS!

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